Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (54-75) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (67-62), 1-0, last night at Marlins Park.
Clayton Richard (1-3, 3.51) shutout the Marlins for seven innings on eight hits and a walk while striking out three. Jose Dominguez, Brad Hand, and Kevin Quackenbush combined for one hit allowed in two innings of relief.
Jose Urena (2-5, 5.83) gave up the one run — via a Ryan Schimpf solo home run in the fourth inning — on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings.
In today’s series finale, Luis Perdomo (6-7, 6.24) gets the start against Justin Nicolino (2-5, 5.57), who was a late replacement for Andrew Cashner. First pitch is scheduled for 10:10am PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. Here’s what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (51-53) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (42-62), 5-3, at Marlins Park.
Odrisamer Despaigne (5-7, 4.75) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on five hits and a walk with five strikeouts. The Marlins got on the board in the fifth inning on pinch-hitter Donovan Solano‘s RBI single and an RBI single by Dee Gordon. In the seventh inning, Justin Bour ground into a fielder’s choice and Derek Dietrich scored the Marlins’ final run.
Jose Urena (1-5, 4.37) gave up all five Padres’ runs (four earned) in five innings pitched on eight hits and no walks with two strikeouts. A Justin Upton sacrifice fly in the first inning to score Yangervis Solarte opened the gates. The Friars added four more in the third inning on a Solarte RBI triple, a Matt Kemp sacrifice fly, and a two-run
double with an error triple by Derek Norris.
This morning’s series finale at Marlins Park pits James Shields (8-4, 3.77) versus Jose Fernandez (4-0, 2.53) at 10:10am PDT.
This is a list of the best prospects in the Padres’ organization. To be eligible for this list a player must not have appeared in the majors. It’s a weird way to do things, but means more young prospects will appear. Prospects are ranked both by their ultimate potential and the likelihood that they will reach that potential. The easiest way to understand the rankings is to consider what order players would be selected in if the entire organization were eligible for a draft. Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) for each prospect is when they would reach the majors if they were able to reach their potential.
Notes carried over from the 2013 Top 25:
- Prospects have been split into tiers to help get a better idea of the talent gap between players (i.e. the difference between position 1 and 2 may not be the same as the difference between position 14 and 15). It is safe to assume that all players in a tier could be rearranged without much argument.
- Risk Factors have been included to help show the largest road block faced in each player’s development
1) Austin Hedges – Hedges split his age-20 season between High-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio. While his overall offensive production doesn’t jump out at you, Hedges continues to be a tough out against advanced competition. He will head back to San Antonio to begin 2014, but minimal development is required before Hedges is able to contribute at the big league level. ETA: 2014